I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Information is the currency of democracy.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.